We need volunteers to help at the home and away meets. Please help the team by volunteering! Sign up sheets are located in the binder at the pool or you can contact us by email to sign up for one of these important duties. If you have additional questions about any of these responsibilities please contact one of the team reps!
Volunteer Position Descriptions
Starter – Runs the meet and keeps the meet pace moving; Announces the current event; Calls for the upcoming events; Uses a start system to make sure that the start is heard; Decides and calls false starts.
Head Timer – Gives instructions to the timers; Accounts for all timing equipment at the end of the meet; Starts 2 watches on every start and steps in when a timer has missed the start, and needs a time.
Timers – Accurately times the swimmers; Checks the identity of swimmers behind the blocks and helps them get in the correct lane; Writes times neatly and accurately on event sheet.
Score Keeper – Uses software called Meet Manager to score the meet and make any necessary last minute line-up changes. Lisa Stroud can train you on this software if you choose to volunteer in this capacity.
Scorers’ Table – Helps score the meet and label ribbons.
Runner – Collects time sheets and DQ slips after each heat and takes them to the scorers’ table.
Judges – Stands at poolside in predetermined jurisdiction to ensure that proper strokes and turns are used by swimmers; Must be trained and in uniform with ID badge visible. Training will be available on dates to be determined. If you are a former swimmer, I would encourage you to become a judge.
Bullpen – Helps coaches organize swimmers prior to each event.
Pool Setup – Helps setup pool for meet. This includes lane lines, back stroke flags, lane numbers, scorer’s table etc. Home meets
Pool Cleanup – Stays after the meet and helps cleanup pool area and put away meet equipment. Home meets
Parking Attendants – Directs traffic prior the meet ensuring that all cars are parked either in the pool parking lot or on the pool side of the street. Home meets